News

Maths School
28 Apr
2017

IMOK Olympiad 2017

Well done to the six girls who qualified for the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo this year. Simren, Naomi, Ami, Jiali, Kirsten and Jessica all performed extremely well, with Ami and Jiali both receiving merits and Naomi receiving a distinction.

Alice Roberts
28 Apr
2017

2017 Parents' Association Lecture: Professor Alice Roberts

​We are delighted to announce that anatomist, author and broadcaster, Professor Alice Roberts, will be hosting a lecture at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre this term.

Timer
28 Apr
2017

Extreme Physics Competition

​During the holidays Renee, Katrina, Nikita and Jaya gave up three days to compete in the Extreme Physics competition.

Cordoba
28 Apr
2017

Spanish Exchange to Cordoba

​In the early hours of Monday 17th April, 21 eager Spanish students embarked on the annual Spanish exchange trip to Córdoba.

Drumming
28 Apr
2017

African Drumming Workshop

​On Wednesday, the Thirds and Lower 4th participated in an African Drumming Workshop organised by the Music Department.

Lunchrecital
28 Apr
2017

Lunchtime Recital

​On Thursday 27th April in the Ruddock Hall, Naomi performed in our penultimate lunchtime recital of the year.

Theatre
28 Apr
2017

Lower 6th Devised Theatre Performance

On Thursday our Lower 6th Theatre Studies students delivered a striking piece of devised theatre entitled Hysteros.

Dofe Practice Expeditions
28 Apr
2017

Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expeditions

​During the Easter break girls in the Upper 5th and Lower 6th completed their Duke of Edinburgh's Award practice expeditions in glorious weather.

Iceland Trip
28 Apr
2017

Geographers Visit Iceland

​At the start of the Easter holidays, Sixth Form geographers ventured on a five day expedition to the “land of ice and fire”.

Field Event
28 Apr
2017

Girls Lead the Field Event

​This week 10 Upper 4th girls who will be completing their Sports Leaders award next year went to Loughborough University to the ’Girls Lead the Field’ event.

28 Apr
2017

IMOK OLYMPIAD 2017

Well done to the six girls who qualified for the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo this year. Simren, Naomi, Ami, Jiali, Kirsten and Jessica all performed extremely well, with Ami and Jiali both receiving merits and Naomi receiving a distinction.

28 Apr
2017

2017 PARENTS' ASSOCIATION LECTURE: PROFESSOR ALICE ROBERTS

We are delighted to announce that anatomist, author and broadcaster, Professor Alice Roberts, will be hosting a lecture at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre this term. Alice's research interests focus on evolutionary anatomy, osteoarchaeology and palaeopathology...

28 Apr
2017

EXTREME PHYSICS COMPETITION

During the holidays Renee, Katrina, Nikita and Jaya gave up three days to compete in the Extreme Physics competition. The first challenge was to make a one minute timer out of given sand, matches, an empty 2 litre bottle, bulbs and other odd pieces of equipment.

28 Apr
2017

AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOP

​On Wednesday, the Thirds and Lower 4th participated in an African Drumming Workshop organised by the Music Department. Everyone was given a Djembe drum so that they could participate in an unforgettable event, which provided an insight into the sounds, beats and energy of an African village and tribal life.

28 Apr
2017

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

​On Thursday 27th April in the Ruddock Hall, Naomi performed in our penultimate lunchtime recital of the year. Naomi concluded the concert with an elegant performance of Haydn's Allegro from his Sonata in C major, followed by Brahms' poignant Rhapsody in G minor, op. 79, no. 2.

28 Apr
2017

LOWER 6TH DEVISED THEATRE PERFORMANCE

On Thursday our Lower 6th Theatre Studies students delivered a striking piece of devised theatre entitled Hysteros. It examined the disgust, fear and mistrust of the womb and how science has been used to repress women throughout the centuries.

28 Apr
2017

DUKE OF EDINBURGH PRACTICE EXPEDITIONS

​During the Easter break girls in the Upper 5th and Lower 6th completed their Duke of Edinburgh's Award practice expeditions in glorious weather. 27 Upper 5th girls took three days out from revision and walked between Lapworth and Stratford Stations for their Silver Practice.

28 Apr
2017

GEOGRAPHERS VISIT ICELAND

​At the start of the Easter holidays, Sixth Form geographers ventured on a five day expedition to the “land of ice and fire”. After a visit to Iceland’s fascinating capital, Reykjavik, on the first day, the rest of the trip focused on the natural wonders of this amazing country...

28 Apr
2017

GIRLS LEAD THE FIELD EVENT

​This week 10 Upper 4th girls who will be completing their Sports Leaders award next year went to Loughborough University to the ’Girls Lead the Field’ event. The event was organised by the Youth Sports Trust and supported by Loughborough University and the GSA.

Mfloxford
03 Apr
2017

Modern Languages at Oxford Conference

​On Wednesday afternoon we hosted the ‘Studying Modern Languages at Oxford Conference’ in the Ruddock Hall.

Linguistics Olmpiad
03 Apr
2017

Linguistics Olympiad Success

Earlier this term, 25 girls from the Sixth Form sat the Advanced Examination of the UK Linguistics Olympiad.

Lunchrecital
03 Apr
2017

Spring Concert

​On Tuesday 28th March a large number of our girls performed in a packed out Ruddock Hall as part of the Spring Concert.

03 Apr
2017

MODERN LANGUAGES AT OXFORD CONFERENCE

On Wednesday afternoon we hosted the ‘Studying Modern Languages at Oxford Conference’ in the Ruddock Hall. Over 80 students from 10 schools across Birmingham attended the conference which was delivered by Oxford University tutors in French, Spanish and German.

03 Apr
2017

LINGUISTICS OLYMPIAD SUCCESS

Earlier this term, 25 girls from the Sixth Form sat the Advanced Examination of the UK Linguistics Olympiad. This is a challenging test in which girls have to solve linguistic data problems from a wide range of languages with which they are not expected to be familiar.